Married in the suburbs with kids? Suddenly realize you don’t go out with your girlfriends anymore? Sure you may still meet up every few months (or six) for the odd drink, but that elusive casual meet-up is often hard fraught, preempted by a children’s crisis and other commitments that get in the way of a
Category: Household Management
We are all finished with our dining room makeover. I am so in love with the shade of pink paint we chose – it is called Odessa Pink by Benjamin Moore. It is a beautiful creamy salmon pink that screams Jane Austen for the modern times. It is an elegant and refined color and has
It’s finally summer! And that means it is warm enough to actually want to prepare a meal outside. But when your grill reeks of last year’s chicken kebabs, that could put a real dampener on your al fresco plans. I have some quick and easy tips to help make your BBQ grill a happy place once again.
The 2nd floor deck was a selling point when we first looked at our house. Except for the fact that we have never actually used the space at all since we’ve lived here. The walls were very short and provided very little safety for a buoyant family to feel relaxed and safe spending any length of time
Happy Easter Monday! Hope you’ve enjoyed a wonderful weekend with your loved ones. We kicked off our special Sunday by having an Easter egg hunt outside in our garden. We then headed inside to decorate eggs with dye, emojis and decorative foam egg holders. Then it was a quick outfit change and off to church
I want to share the items in my daughter’s Easter basket this year, all purchased from CVS. Get them before they are gone, especially these ADORABLE Metallic eggs (see below), perfect for a Spring tablescape! Speaking of tablescape ideas, I put together a look for a festive Spring table here. The white rabbit on display is
My bed was tired. It was neglected, a place were we knew we could find refuge at the end of the day, except we took it for granted. Our bedclothes were purchased 4 years ago from Macy’s. We actually purchased the comforter and sham set from Macys.com while we still lived in London and had
Planning a fundraising event at home can seem like a pretty daunting task. There can be a certain internal pressure to make sure all the logistics are in place and your guests feel welcomed and have a good time. However, planning an event at home doesn’t have to be stressful. Event planning can actually be very fun
Happy Holidays! I love to break out the traditional ornaments passed down from childhood right down to the new decorative items handmade my daughter. Christmas is such a special time of year, and I love to bring the magic to our home through décor!
Thanksgiving is definitely one of my favorite holidays! I was very inspired by the outdoor foliage trend on tablescapes this year, and decided to make that a central theme on this year’s Thanksgiving table. I went out into my garden and cut a few pine and spruce branches from a few trees in the back